Staffing

Tips for Successful Online Staff Recruitment at Your Senior Care Organization

When the COVID-19 pandemic prevented in-person hiring events from taking place, the senior care industry had to turn to online staff recr... Read More »

Strategies to Foster Successful Leadership in Senior Living Staff

Talented, quality leaders are integral to any operation’s success, including that of a senior living community. Given the staffing challe... Read More »

It’s Time for Staffing Agencies to Start Taking Quality Seriously

Quality Assurance (QA) refers to the identification, assessment, correction, and monitoring of all aspects of patient care. It is designe... Read More »

New Report Highlights the Cost of Falls for Senior Living Communities

Falls pose a significant risk when it comes to senior health. The CDC reports that an older adult, age 65+, suffers a fall every second i... Read More »

Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout

A new free iASC webinar on Thursday, October 27. Managing workflows, processes, and applications required to provide quality and positive healthcare experiences has become unmanageable for most providers. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, EmpRes Healthcare, like other senior care facilities, found itself juggling new and stricter regulations, keeping staff and residents safe, and continuing to providing quality care. The result was that the organization struggled to prevent staff burnout. Sound familiar?  Read More »

Strategies to Boost Staff and Resident Morale in Senior Care Settings

Staff morale can impact staff performance, retention, and the quality of care that a senior care organization can deliver to residents. B... Read More »

Increase Your Census and Revenue by Leveraging Contingent Labor

Lowered occupancy rates due to understaffing will cost the SNF industry billions of dollars in 2022. But facilities using contingent staf... Read More »

Use These Strategies to Fix Common Staffing Mistakes at Your Senior Care Organization

Part 2 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities In part one of our series, we highlighted common... Read More »

Are You Making These Staffing Mistakes in Your Senior Care Facility?

Part 1 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities Given the staffing challenges facing the senior ... Read More »

Strategies to Support the Families of Memory Care Residents

Placing a family member in a memory care facility can be a difficult and emotional decision. Memory care facilities play an important rol... Read More »

Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

A new free iASC webinar on Wednesday, October 12. Technology is a necessity in senior living, but choosing the right technology for your organization's unique needs is even more important. Finding the right fit can take time and requires careful planning and evaluation. Attendees will leave this session with the tools needed to successfully select and implement senior living technology at their organizations that will result in the greatest return on their investment, and a more engaged and satisfied resident base. Read More »

Best Practices When Applying for Senior Care Grants

Grant funding can be a valuable addition to your senior care organization budget. Grants can help you to expand or start new programs, of... Read More »

Overcoming Employee Communication Challenges in Senior Care and Senior Living

The ability to provide residents with quality care hinges on effective employee communication. But communication challenges are common in... Read More »

How Creating a Positive Workplace Culture Can Help Your Senior Care Facility Thrive

A workplace culture can affect everything from employee satisfaction to performance. A positive workplace culture can attract the types o... Read More »

Use These Strategies to Resolve Conflicts in Your Senior Care Facility

Anytime multiple staff members with different personalities and work methods need to work together, there’s a chance for conflicts to ari... Read More »

Best Practices to Improve the Hiring Process and Attract the Best Candidates

In July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance about the nursing home five-star rating system. That gu... Read More »

The True Cost of Post-Acute Care Labor

// A new i Advance Senior Care webinar for executives, administrators, directors and other care leaders at senior care and LTC f... Read More »

How Virtual Reality Is Poised to Help Seniors

From helping residents forge valuable relationships to aiding in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke recovery, VR technology is supporting seniors in many ways. Read More »

How to Get More Out of Your Relationship with a Staffing Agency

By carefully building and maintaining the relationships that they have with staffing agencies, senior care organizations stand to benefit in multiple ways. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Safely Welcome Visitors Back

Technology can help ensure building security, gather visitor information, monitor visitor access, and more. Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Are Increasing Employee Flexibility

With more and more employees seeking flexibility in their work arrangements, many senior living communities have sought ways to provide that flexibility. Read More »

Best Practices in Creating Smooth Leadership Transitions in Senior Care Organizations

Upper-level management play a key role in how well staff are able to adapt to leadership shifts. Read More »

The Changing Demands of the Gen Z Workforce

Many Gen Z workers are graduating from nursing school. Learn how to attract these candidates. Read More »

Improving Your Staff Onboarding Process

Learn why it’s well worth investing time in improving your staff onboarding. Read More »

Helping Staff Gain U.S. Citizenship

Learn how one facility is helping staff with grants, and tutoring for citizenship exams. Read More »

Strategies to Help Prevent Back Injuries in Staff

Given the nature of the work that caregivers perform in senior care communities, the risk of back injuries is always a concern. Read More »

How Your Facility Can Best Cope With Fluctuating Staff Needs

Navigating changing staff needs is challenging, but there are many helpful tools available to senior care facilities. Read More »

Support Your Staff’s Mental Health Amidst Pandemic Fatigue

As the pandemic passes the two-year mark, it remains crucial to support the mental well-being of your staff. Read More »

CMS Targets Vaccines and Work Restrictions as Staff COVID-19 Infections Skyrocket

In conjunction with community spread over the past few weeks, the number of nursing homes with new COVID-19 infections has increased. Read More »

How to Maximize Care Outcomes When Your Facility Is Short-Staffed

In addition to the challenges of the pandemic, the senior care industry continues to face a workforce crisis that’s altering the care communities are able to provide. Read More »